Monthly Archives: April 2014

Coachella Reviewed: The Preatures help open weekend two with groovin’ Aussie rock

Australian rock band The Preatures helped get things started Friday afternoon for Coachella weekend two, bringing some Aussie heat to go with the dry desert kind. The Sydney band prominently featured singer Isabella Manfredi and guitarist/vocalist Gideon Bensen’s chemistry at the forefront of their performance, with the two often sharing singing duties while also sharing […]

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A spectacular pairing, Tinariwen and the Growlers opening minds at The Belasco

Tinariwen Mix your favorite desert rock band with a bit of psychedelic garage rock and most likely you’ll get to witness a crazy awesome sold-out show like we just did last night, at The Belasco. Tinariwen with opening band The Growlers has been a highly anticipated night by a solid fan base in Los Angeles. The doors […]

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Win Tickets to The Men with Gun Outfit at The Echo

Brooklyn four piece post-punk outfit The Men are set to decimate the stage with a headlining show at The Echo on Tuesday, April 22.  The band is on tour now in support of their fifth full-length record, Tomorrow’s Hits, released this past March on Sacred Bones.  With supporting acts Gun Outfit, Wand and Huffer rounding […]

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Hot New L.A. Artist Alert: Cassandra Violet

Local singer-songwriter, Cassandra Violet leads a double life. By day, she’s a high school English/theater teacher in East L.A. — and a coaxing, songstress by night. Her newest release is the low-key, yet internally soul-wrenching, three-track EP, Beyond The Fray. While her students may not be privy to her music (their heads might explode!), we were […]

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Win Tickets to Daley at the El Rey Theatre

Manchester U.K. pop/soul sensation Daley has toured with the likes of Miguel, Emeli Sande and Gorillaz and now he is set to headline the El Rey Theatre on Wednesday, April 23.  Daley is on tour now in support of his 2014 debut album Days + Nights, featuring the single “Broken” – prepare to get lost […]

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Bryan Ferry enchants fans at Club Nokia with an impeccable performance

After charming fans this past weekend at Coachella, the famed Roxy Music frontman, Bryan Ferry took the stage to a much more intimate performance last night at Club Nokia. Performing to a mixed crowd of mostly middle-aged couples, and young adults, Ferry’s timeless music touched the hearts of many. Despite any age difference, the moment […]

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Win Tickets to La Femme at the Roxy

We featured them in one of our Hot Band Alerts this year after they made quite the impression at SXSW. La Femme is a French psychedelic surf-pop band emerging from Biarritz, France. 2013 marked the year in which their debut album, Psycho Tropical Berlin, was released by which they will be celebrating at the Roxy on Saturday, […]

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Broken Bells Deliver a mind-blowing performance at Fonda Theatre

Awesome visuals; check. Tailored suit; check. Futuristic podium; check. Continuously giving the audience eargasms, Broken Bells was in no way disappointing with their meticulously planned performance at the Fonda Theater last night. A wonderful treat if you missed out on Coachella (like myself). Opening up for Broken Bells was the stylish Brooklyn band, Au Revoir […]

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Talib Kweli to headline the Echoplex this June

New York’s Talib Kweli is back in Los Angeles for a headlining concert at the Echoplex on Sunday, June 22nd. Kweli is touring in support of his sixth solo studio album, Gravitas. The self-released album features guest appearances from Gary Clark Jr., Abby Dobson, Big K.R.I.T., Raekwon, The Underachievers, Black Thought, Rah Digga and Mike Posner among […]

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Kate Nash rocks out at The Roxy like a true punk princess

Monday night, teeny bopper turned punk rock princess Kate Nash was in town at The Roxy to play a sold-out show. Her performance that night showed just how far she’s come in terms of transforming from an innocent looking girl in front of a piano into a guitar slaying rock n roll goddess. Nash long […]

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